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Tips for Summer Health and Wellness

Summer is almost here!  Mental health and physical health are largely connected, so by taking care of your body, you’re also taking care of your mind. Here are some wellness tips to help you and your employees prepare for the upcoming season while maintaining a healthy lifestyle!

Stay Hydrated: As the temperatures rise, it’s important to drink lots of water.  Aim for drinking 10, eight ounce glasses of water per day.  To help you stay hydrated and reach your daily intake goals, consider carrying a water bottle with you and refill as necessary. Be creative: put some frozen berries in your water...

Benefits of taking Collagen Supplements

Collagen is the most abundant protein found in our body.  Like a protein powder, collagen peptides, are made of different amino acids and are a good source of protein. 

It is the major component of connective tissues that make up several body parts, including tendons, ligaments, skin, and muscles.

Collagen has many important functions, including providing your skin with structure and strengthening your bones .

In recent years, collagen supplements have become popular. Most are hydrolyzed, which means the collagen has been broken down, making it easier for you to absorb.

There are 3 types of collagen found in our...

Probiotics and Prebiotics: What's the Difference?

Probiotics and prebiotics are both pretty big topics in nutrition these days. Yet even though they sound similar, the two play different roles in your health.

Probiotics are beneficial bacteria, and prebiotics are food for these bacteria. We’ll explain what you need to know about the two.

Our bodies contain just as many microbial cells as they do human cells, if not more - and most of these microbes are located in our gut. So what are probiotics and prebiotics, and how can they help maintain gut health?

Both prebiotics and probiotics are important for human health. However, they have different...

The Right Time to Drink Water!!

The Right Time to Drink Water!!

Is There a Right Time to Drink Water?

Water is very essential to our health.

The human body comprises around 60% water. And it’s commonly recommended that you drink eight 8-ounce glasses of water per day (the 8×8 rule). But, did you know there are actually specific times during the day that are the right time to drink water? In fact, drinking water at those times can even boost your overall health and cognitive functioning.

Is drinking water at night bad?

Should I drink water every hour?

While it’s clear that drinking enough water is important to health, you may...

Overcoming Exercise Excuses

We all come up with reasons why we cannot fit regular exercise into our schedules. These reasons are called excuses.

Understandably, there are occasions when your schedule makes finding time to exercise very difficult. But when the excuses are a daily occurrence, you must find solutions, unless you want to choose an unhealthy lifestyle. The choice is yours. 

Exercise Excuse No. 1: 'I Don't Have Time.'
"How much television do you watch?" asks Walter Thompson, PhD, professor of kinesiology and health at Georgia State University.

During your shows, use resistance bands for strength training, or walk in place. You could also record...